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Drama & Plays

Drama & Plays

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1 Albee, Edward The American Dream and The Zoo Story
New York Signet (1961). 0451143302 / 9780451143303 Very Good 
Reprint. Paperback. 127 pp. A clean copy with little wear. 
Price: 3.95 USD
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2 Aristophanes The Eleven Comedies
New York Tudor Publishing (1936). Very Good 
Cloth. xxv, 480 pages. Previous owner's name. Front endpaper has holes from bookplate removal. Contains The Nights, The Acharnians, Peace, Lysistrata, The Clouds, The Wasps, The Birds, The Frogs, The Thesmophoriazusae, The Ecclesiazusae, and Plutus. 
Price: 10.95 USD
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3 Barrie, J. M. Peter Pan: A Fantasy in Five Acts
New York Samuel French (1956). Very Good 
Paper covers. 95 pp. Lower cover creased. 
Price: 12.95 USD
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4 Bennett, Alan Talking Heads
London BBC Books (1992). 0563206225 / 9780563206224 Fine 
Reprint. Trade paperback. 91 pp. Photos. A clean, attractive copy. Contains A Chip in the Sugar, Bed Among the Lentils, A Lady of Letters, Her Big Chance, Soldiering On, and A Cream Cracker Under the Settee. 
Price: 3.95 USD
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5 Brecht, Bertolt Mother Courage and Her Children: A Chronicle of the Thirty Years' War
New York Grove Press (1982). 0394171063 / 9780394171067 Very Good 
Later printing. Paperback. 126 pp. Translated (Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder) by Eric Bentley. A solid copy with only light wear. "The plot revolves around a woman who depends on war for her personal survival and who is nicknamed Mother Courage for her coolness in safeguarding her merchandise under enemy fire. One by one her three children die, yet she continues her profiteering." - EOL 
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Quadrille, Coward, Noel
6 Coward, Noel Quadrille
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Co. 1955 First American Edition Very Good Very Good 
Cloth. 191 pp. Price-clipped dust jacket has a couple of short tears. Includes photos of the play starring Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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English Comic Dramatists, Crawfurd, Oswald (Editor)
7 Crawfurd, Oswald (Editor) English Comic Dramatists
New York D. Appleton & Co. 1889 Very Good 
Cloth spine with gilt lettering and decoration. xxiii, 283 pp. Previous owners' names and dated 1890. Moderate wear to binding; contents solid. Scenes from plays by Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, Beaumont and Fletcher, Wycherley, Vanbrugh, Cibber, Congreve, Addison, Farquhar, John Gay, Goldsmith, Cumberland, and Sheridan. "Each scene from a play is preceded by a sketch of the plot sufficient to make the scene intelligible. A short critical note upon each of the dramatists quoted will also be found in the body of the work." 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Chief Contemporary Dramatists: Second Series, Dickinson, Thomas H. (Ed.)
8 Dickinson, Thomas H. (Ed.) Chief Contemporary Dramatists: Second Series
Boston Houghton Mifflin (1921). Very Good 
Later printing. Cloth with gilt spine lettering. 734 pp. No dust jacket. Previous owner's name printed neatly on front paste-down, minor wear to binding. W. Somerset Maugham, OUR BETTERS; Edmond Rostand, CYRANO DE BERGERAC; Maxim Gorki, THE LOWER DEPTHS and 15 other plays. 
Price: 18.95 USD
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9 Eliot, Samuel A. (Editor) Little Theater Classics Volume Two
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1920 First Edition Very Good 
Cloth. 235 pp. Illustrated. Contains Patelin by Guillaume Alecis; Abraham and Issac; The Loathed Lover; and Sganarelle, or Imaginary Horns from Moliere. Plays that are ideal for small theaters. 
Price: 15.95 USD
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My Sister Eileen, Fields, Joseph; Chodorov, Jerome
10 Fields, Joseph; Chodorov, Jerome My Sister Eileen
New York Random House (1941). First Edition Very Good 
Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. ix, 187 pp. Foreword by George S. Kaufman. Three b&w plates. No dust jacket. Bookplate. A clean copy with little wear. "My Sister Eileen originated as a series of short stories by Ruth McKenney that eventually evolved into a book, a play, a musical, a radio play (and unproduced radio series), two films, and a CBS television series." 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Loyalties: A Drama in Three Acts, Galsworthy, John
11 Galsworthy, John Loyalties: A Drama in Three Acts
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1922 First American Edition Very Good Very Good 
110 pages. Bookstore label to rear paste-down endpaper. Dust jacket has small chips and tears. Some spotting to page edges. A solid copy. Basis for the movie starring Basil Rathbone. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Folk Theater of India, Gargi, Balwant
12 Gargi, Balwant Folk Theater of India
Seattle, WA University of Washington Press (1966). First Edition Very Good Good Shiavax Chavda 
Orange cloth. x, 217 pp. Photos. Glossary. Index. Dust jacket has a full-length tear to front panel with tape repair to interior. 
Price: 17.95 USD
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13 Greene, Graham The Complaisant Lover
New York The Viking Press (1961). Very Good 
Reprint. 87 pp. Photos. Jacket flap and photo tipped-in. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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14 Halline, Allan G. (Introduction) Six Modern American Plays
New York The Modern Library (1951). Very Good Very Good 
Teal cloth with gilt lettering to spine. xxviii, 419 pp. Price-clipped jacket has a darkened spine. Contains: The Emperor Jones by Eugene O'Neill; Winterset by Maxwell Anderson; The Man Who Came to Dinner by Kaufman and Hart; The Little Foxes by Lillian Hellman; The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams; and Mister Roberts by Heggen and Logan. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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15 Hayman, Ronald How to Read a Play
New York Grove Press (1977). 0802130429 / 9780802130426 Very Good 
Later printing. Trade paperback. 96 pp. A clean, attrctive copy. "Discussing such elements of drama as stage directions, sound effects, characterization, and irony, a theater critic-actor-playwright helps readers of plays form mental images of theatrical action." 
Price: 4.95 USD
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16 Hoffman, William M. As Is: A Play
New York Vintage Books (1985). 0394742869 / 9780394742861 Very Good 
Reprint. Paperback. xx, 97 pages. Photos. "The story of the central character's struggle with AIDS and its impact on him, his friends, lovers, family, and the medical community is told in a seamless stream-of-consciousness flow that has a compelling inner logic and a meaningful structure. Hoffman seeks a warm and humorous tone for his play, which allows the pain to gather subtly and leave us entertained, instructed, and powerfully moved." - LJ 
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17 Hoffman, William M. New American Plays Volume 2
New York Hill and Wang (1969). Very Good 
Later printing. Paperback. x, 271 pp. Creasing to covers. Contents solid. Includes plays by Rochelle Owens, Venable Herndon, Jean Raymond Maljean, Josef Bush, Ursule Molinaro, James Paul Dey, Tom Eyen and Adrienne Kennedy. 
Price: 4.95 USD
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The McGraw-Hill Book of Drama, Howe, James; Stephany, William A.
18 Howe, James; Stephany, William A. The McGraw-Hill Book of Drama
New York McGraw-Hill (1995). 0070612242 / 9780070612242 Very Good 
Paper covers. xi, 1101 pages. Index. Previous owner's name. A solid copy with only light wear. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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Favorite Song Pantomimes, Irish, Marie
19 Irish, Marie Favorite Song Pantomimes
Chicago A. Flanagan (1909). First Edition Very Good 
Paper covers. 112 pages. Frontispiece photo. Some creases to covers, two pages have small corner chips. Uncommon. "Twenty-six of our old and favorite songs pantomimed and arranged to be produced by one or more persons." The Star-Spangled Banner, Yankee Doodle, My Old Kentucky Home, Battle Hymn of the Republic, and more. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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From Morn to Midnight, Kaiser, Georg; Dukes, Ashley (Translator)
20 Kaiser, Georg; Dukes, Ashley (Translator) From Morn to Midnight
New York Brentano's Publishers (1922). First American Edition Very Good 
Cloth. 154 pp. Photos. No dust jacket. Bookplate, previous owner's name. A solid copy. 
Price: 34.95 USD
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